FRAMINGHAM, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/08/12 -- IDG's CIO, the executive-level IT media brand providing insight into business technology leadership, announces that CIO.com received honorable mention for BtoB Website of the Year and CIO magazine was named one of the Top 10 Magazines of the Year at the 2012 Azbee Awards presented by ASBPE. These awards are in addition to eleven awards in specific categories ranging from editor's letters to feature article design.
This year CIO.com has revamped the blog section, including an expansion of coverage areas as well as expanded number of bloggers. Additionally, CIO has focused on integrating social channels into the site as well as tools for the editors to engage with IT decision-makers and share relevant articles.
"CIO.com continues to be a trusted digital resource for IT decision-makers looking for strategies to innovate within their organizations," said Brian Carlson, editor-in-chief, CIO.com. "In addition to being named a top BtoB Website, we are very pleased that we received a gold award for the Mobile Workhorse blog by Al Sacco. The transformation of our blog section has been a primary focus for the team this year."
Additionally, CIO magazine continues its trend on producing a stellar publication and these editorial and design awards highlight this excellence as the magazine approaches its 25th anniversary in September. In 2009, the magazine underwent a full redesign to incorporate new topic areas that are relevant to the executive-level subscriber audience and provide an opportunity to discuss business strategy and IT innovation in a concise and informative manner.
"For 25 years now, CIOs have relied on CIO for insightful and in-depth coverage of their most strategic concerns, from IT innovation and business transformation, to technology change management, leadership skills and career advice," said Maryfran Johnson, editor-in-chief CIO magazine & events. "We are honored to be chosen as one of ASBPE's Top 10 magazines and look forward to producing many more years of award-winning content and great design."
CIO ASBPE Azbee Awards Recap
•BtoB Website of the Year (Honorable Mention) •Magazine of the Year (Top 10) •Blog - Mobile WorkHorse (Gold) •How-To Article - "The BYOT Buzz" (Silver) •Regular Column, Contributed - CIO Paradox column (Silver) •Web Feature Article - Why Law Enforcement Can't Stop Hackers (Bronze)
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